Do you have what it takes to be the next Ms. GenSan?

Do you think you can compete with some of General Santos City’s fairest in this year’s quest for Ms. GenSan 2009, which is a major activity for the Tuna Festival in September?  And do you feel you have got the brains, the stamina and the determination to make it through a gruelling 3-week preparation and elimination rounds leading to the Ms. GenSan 2009 Finals on September 4, 2009?

If you said yes to all of those and want to join the rank of the reigning Ms. GenSan 2008, the statuesque Romarie Ivy Cunanan, then here are the qualifications you should have and the requirements you need to comply with first:


  • Must be a resident of General Santos City for at least ONE YEAR
  • Single, female, has neither been married nor has ever given birth
  • Between 18 and 25 years of age (during reigning period)
  • At least five feet and four inches (5’4”) in height (164.6 cm)
  • Completed at least secondary schooling (High School graduate) with acceptable intelligence thus qualified to be Gensan’s Ambassadress of Goodwill
  • Must be pretty with healthy, smooth and blemish-free skin (Body should be tattoo-free)
  • Must have good figure which must be proportionate to height
  • Must be conversant in both English and Tagalog and has pleasing personality
  • Must have good moral character
  • Must not be a current title holder of any pageant


  • Filled-up Application Form with two pictures, a close-up and a full-body photo
  • Photo-copy of Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character from School’s Guidance Counselor or Barangay Captain
  • Certificate of Residency from the Barangay Captain
  • Outfit for Screening (Applicants must come in full make-up):
  1. Smart Casual (can be Jeans and Blouse)
  2. Swimsuit with shawl
  3. Cocktail dress with High-heeled shoes


  • July 15 – August 15, 2009 – Application Period
  • August 22, 2009 – Screening and Elimination (Gaisano Mall Gensan)
  • August 29, 2009 – Talent Night (Gaisano Mall Gensan)
  • August 30, 2009 – Fashion Extravaganza (Gaisano Mall Gensan)
  • September 1, 2009 – Close Door Interview (Asia United Bank)
  • September 4, 2009 – Pageant Night (Gaisano Mall Gensan)
Poster for the Search for Ms. GenSan 2009, featuring reigning Ms. GenSan 2009 Romemarie Ivy Cunanan and her court: 1st runner-up Ms. Ryndyll Faye Bartolaba and 2nd runner-up Ms. Kristelle Marie Velayo.


* Miss Gensan Winner – PhP25,000.00 cash plus trophy
* Miss Gensan 1st Runner-up – PhP15,000.00 cash plus trophy
* Miss Gensan 2nd Runner-up – PhP10,000.00 cash plus trophy
* Best in Talent – PhP2,000.00 cash
* Best in Festival Costume – PhP5,000.00 cash
* Best in Swimwear – PhP2,000.00 cash
* Best in Gown – PhP2,000.00 cash
* Miss Congeniality – PhP2,000.00 cash
* Twelve Consolation Prizes of PhP5,000.00 cash each